Wing Haven

Wing Haven is two public gardens -- Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary at 248 Ridgewood Avenue and the Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden at 348 Ridgewood Avenue. The gardens  provide an urban recreational and educational resource in the heart of one of the South's largest metropolitian cities. Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for reflection and study, and programs and events annually for both children and adults. We also provide outreach to at-risk preschool children through our PEEPs (Preschool Environmental Education Program) initiative. Garden Open Hours Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am  to 5 pm. Admission $10, children 10 and  under free.

Mission Statement: Cultivating sanctuary in nature, environmental stewardship and the legacy of southern horticulture.


BOGO Buy one (1) garden admission, get one (1) garden admission free with current Connect with Culture card. Good on regular garden open days. See website for visitor information and up-to-date details on open hours. Program, tour and event tickets sold separately. Good through June 30, 2019

Hours & Admission
Garden Hours: Friday and Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Venue and garden space rental or guided tours during these or other times may be scheduled through the office 704.331.0664. Check for additional information and for any seasonal changes to garden open hours before your visit.

E-ART-H Kiddo Camp

August 20 - August 24

Story Time and More

August 21 - May 21, 2019

Arts in the Garden

September 13

Third Thursdays: Imbibe & Inspire Tour

September 20 - June 20, 2019

Fall Plant Sale

October 4 - October 6

Brisket & Brews

November 8

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 15 - February 18, 2019

Birdhouse Building Contest

March 1 - April 1, 2019

Spring Plant Sale

April 4 - April 6, 2019

Naturalist Egg Hunt

April 13, 2019

Gardeners' Garden Tour

May 4 - May 5, 2019

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Wing Haven

260 Ridgewood Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-331-0664 phone
704-331-9368 tty

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